Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web.
A money-making machine: why a Roth IRA is your retirement best friend (USA Today). If you have kids and they have earned income, get them started on a Roth. Long after you’re gone, they’ll continue to think very nice thoughts about you!
From appetizers to to tuition, incentives to job seekers grow (NY Times). With the economy opening up, employers are rolling out the red carpet to lure workers.
9 companies that offer unlimited vacation days (US News). Speaking of company perks, at some companies, two weeks off is so yesterday.
This two-minute viral video proves it’s impossible to time the stock market (Money). The market’s long, upward march has been anything but a straight line.
6 budgeting hacks money experts wish they’d known 10 years ago (Apartment Therapy). It’s always helpful to learn from other people’s regrets.
5 common obstacles to generosity (and how to overcome them) (National Christian Foundation). If you’re feeling a bit stuck with your giving, these ideas might give you a boost.
Why do Christians make debt such a big deal? (Relevant Magazine). Well-written article that unpacks some important perspectives on debt.
7 money lies teenagers are believing right now (Art Rainer). Got a teen in your life? Forward this article to them.
To receive more ideas and encouragement for using money well, sign up for a free subscription to this blog.